NAVIGATING FLORIDA REAL ESTATE
30A Luxury Real Estate; beachfront and surrounding areas. These world–renowned beaches include Watersound, Rosemary Beach, Blue Mountain Beach, Seagrove Beach, Watercolor, Grayton Beach, Inlet Beach, Dune Allen Beach, Alys Beach and the iconic Seaside. Names that foster dreams of luxury and emerald clear waters! These dreams are only one visit away from reality. 30A offers much more than some of the world’s most beautiful beaches. The area is home to some of the country’s highest-ranking schools, a wide array of dining options, wine tastings, and first-class service. Homes along 30A range in price with a multitude of options for even the most discerning buyer.
Destin, also known as the luckiest fishing village in the world, is home to amazing beaches and a vibrant lifestyle. Nearby areas include Miramar Beach, Sandestin, Okaloosa Island, and Ft. Walton Beach. The Destin area is guaranteed to entertain even the biggest of families with amazing shopping, dining, outdoor activities, white sand beaches, executive golf courses, and exciting night life. You will also find top ranking schools and medical facilities making the area a great place to raise a family. Fort Walton Beach and Gulf Breeze offer a more discreet beach lifestyle; holding true to the old Panhandle tradition. With a large array of developments and neighborhoods covering just about every price point you too can say “I live where you vacation!”
Panama City Beach and its westernmost neighbor, Carillon Beach, are where the action is. Fabulous beaches peppered with night life and entertainment for all ages. Panama City Beach made it to the #1 spot as THE TOP INVESTMENT in the USA in a study performed by Rented.com. It found that, “The top five real estate markets with the highest return on investment (ROI) for rental properties in 2018 include: #1 Panama City Beach, #2 Chicago, #3 Napa, #4 Tulsa, #5 Memphis.” Ideal corporate real estate investment. Outstanding parks and natural areas for camping and hiking, water sports, diving, boating and kayaking.
Pensacola is an exceptional city renowned for its idyllic coastal lifestyle, underpinned by breathtaking Gulf Coast beaches and a sunny climate that offers a year-round recreational haven for residents. This beach lover's paradise, abundant in water sports and tranquil shore strolls, fosters a healthy, active lifestyle for all. The city's welcoming community, diverse housing options, and affordable living invite people from all walks of life to call Pensacola home. Moreover, the thriving arts, culture, and dining scenes ensure a rich, fulfilling social experience for residents. In the heart of this dynamic urban and laid-back coastal blend, Pensacola stands as a significant military hub. Home to the Naval Air Station Pensacola, a historic and primary training base for Navy and Marine Corps aviators, and the residence of the illustrious Blue Angels, Pensacola carries a compelling military heritage. Additional facilities, including the Naval Hospital Pensacola and Corry Station, an Information Warfare training center, further consolidate the city's pivotal role in the nation's defense structure. With its unique synthesis of natural beauty, cultural richness, and military importance, Pensacola is an alluring destination and an exceptional place to live.
Port St. Joe is located along the shimmering shores of Florida's Forgotten Coast and offers an unrivaled living experience brimming with natural beauty, rich history, and a welcoming community. This coastal town is a gem in Gulf County, featuring pristine white sand beaches, clear emerald waters, and an array of outdoor activities that cater to nature lovers and water sports enthusiasts alike. In Port St. Joe, residents enjoy a relaxed pace of life complemented by a diverse array of dining, shopping, and cultural opportunities, making it an ideal place to find balance between leisure and excitement. With a strong sense of community and a low crime rate, this town is not only a serene vacation destination but also a safe and nurturing environment to raise a family or enjoy retirement. Experience the tranquility of coastal living combined with the comfort of modern amenities in Port St. Joe, a place where southern charm and natural beauty harmoniously coexist.
St. George Island is the de facto “beach” capital of the Forgotten Coast with its consistent top 5 beach rankings in the USA; while Apalachicola, across the bay, brings us back to its nineteenth century glory with historic homes and this undeniable Southern “savoir vivre”. Gourmet restaurants, fine boutiques and art galleries with real artists come as the dressing of the Oyster Capital of Florida. Fresh catches are brought in daily from the Gulf of Mexico: grouper, flounder, trigger fish, shrimp, scallop, clams and much more!
Cape San Blas and Indian Pass offer some of the best beaches in America plus nature, seclusion and peace. Mexico Beach and Port St. Joe foster a convivial small community lifestyle… Nearby Wewahitchka offers the rare sight of a natural Florida of lakes and rivers that has almost disappeared…
Dog Island, Carrabelle, Lanark Village, Alligator Point: Here, fishing is king. This is the most forgotten corner of the Forgotten Coast, unless you are an avid fisherman… Time has not eroded this genuine part of Florida.
Tallahassee, Florida’s capital, is a large city with a peaceful, urban lifestyle and a rich cultural life. Tallahassee is home to FSU, Florida A&M University, and Tallahassee Community College. All are fast growing bastions of higher education. In addition to being a great place to live, it is also a great place to invest and with approximately 75,000 students calling Tallahassee home for most of the year student housing and commercial space offer high returns. During Football Season the city comes alive as thousands come from all over the United States to watch the Seminoles and Rattlers play football. The electric atmosphere is something to behold. When football season is over, Tallahassee goes back to being a quiet college town with great weather and many things to do to keep one entertained. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, there are several beautiful beaches just a couple hours away. You can’t go wrong buying or investing in this great city.
The “Anchor Realty” brand has been associated with real estate in North West Florida since 1962. The first real estate company with “Anchor” in its name was Anchor Realty & Mortgage Company, founded by Dwight Marshall, Jr. (1924-2002) and Willie Norred (1925-2015); Dwight originally operated out of his beachfront home on St. George Island as “Dwight I. Marshall, Jr., Licensed Real Estate Broker”; he was the son of Apalachicola’s foremost builder, and the grand-son of the long-time lighthouse keeper of the Cape St. George Historic Lighthouse --- the only resident of St. George Island for generations! Willie Norred was a relative of Jimmy Bloodworth (1917-2002), a Major-League Baseball player for the “Pittsburgh Pirates”, born in Apalachicola. Bing Crosby composed a song in his honor “We’re on our Way (to Apalachicola F-L-A)” …
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